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176 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Farming) Chapter 5 Illustration, before page 30: The wide, ruffled leaves stood up strong and fresh in the sun, and the whole field was a bright green carpet. (Beet field of Frank Parker, Stantan district, Idaho Falls, Idaho)1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
177 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Farming) Chapter 5 Illustration, before page 30: When they got tired of stooping over, the workers knelt down to thin the beets.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
178 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Farming) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 45: The high school boys and girls laughed and sang as if they were on a picnic.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
179 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Farming) Chapter 7 Illustration, page 60: Peter found that topping beets by hand required a special knack. (10 year old Eulalie Howell is an expert at topping, just ask her Dad.)1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
180 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Farming) Chapter 8 Illustration, before page 51: On the Jensen farm, the beets were loaded by hand. (Loading beets on the McCoy beet field are Eulalie and Orvidean Howell and Stanley and Blair Cole)1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
181 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, before page 10: "Green manure"--the plants and weeds and stubble on the field, is often plowed under in order to put plant food back into the soil.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
182 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, before page 11: The fall before, the farm owner had plowed into the soil the stubble from the field and manure in order to put plant food back into the soil.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
183 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, before page 11: The winter-bound soil had to be cut and loosened before the seeds could be planted. Peter like to see the dark earth turned up to the sun.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
184 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, before page 12A: Bill drove the tractor down the field, fertilizing six rows at a time.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
185 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, before page 12A: This is the way the drill put the fertilizer under the surface fo the field.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
186 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 2 Illustration, page 15: Bill dumped the commercial fertilizer into the metal containers attached to the tractor.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
187 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 5 Illustration, before page 30: Clever iron "fingers" turned slowly, taking out the weeds and the extra beet plants.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
188 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 5 Illustration, before page 30: Sometimes the fertilizer is applied after the beets are growing.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
189 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 5 Illustration, page 37: From time to time Bill [Wilson] cultivated the field by driving over it a tractor with attachments to loosen the soil so that air could get down to the roots.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
190 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 47: Peter's father drove the tractor down through the field, lifting the beets out of the ground. (Allis-Chalmers Model "B" tractor raising sugar beets. Crop yield in this field ran 21 to 22 ton per acre.)1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
191 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 48: A good topper can do the job with one swift stroke of the cruel looking knife.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
192 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 8 Illustration, before page 48: The mechanical harvester went down the field, lifting the beets. "It can do the work of seven men" the salesman said.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
193 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 8 Illustration, before page 51: Peter thought the mechanical harvester was a clever machine. It lifted the beets and topped them, throwing the tops out into the ground and the beets backward into a bin.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
194 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 8 Illustration, before page 51: The mechanical loader saves a lot of time and back-breaking work.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
195 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 8 Illustration, before page 51: When the bin of the topper was filled with topped beets, a truck was driven up and the beets were loaded into it.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
196 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Machinery) Chapter 8 Illustration, page 61: On Charlie's farm, when the beets were topped, trucks drove into the field and the workers threw the beets in.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
197 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Navajo workers) Chapter 6 Illustration, page 52: The Navahos are good workers, and help western farmers during the beet harvest.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
198 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Navajo workers) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 43: A long row of army tents made a neat village by the river.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
199 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Navajo workers) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 43: The Navaho women wore long, full skirts and tight, velvet blouses. They had a great deal of silver jewelry. The men and boys dressed like any other farm workers.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
200 "Peter's Sugar Farm" (Navajo workers) Chapter 7 Illustration, before page 55: The sugar company had set up army tents for the Navaho workers.1945; 1946; 1947; 1948uum_mapImage
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